Category: Between The Covers
Between the Covers..
SWFL Online News invites you to join us as we explore the world of authors in our own backyard. You'll be introduced to the storytellers behind the stories and discover the fascinating reasons that drive these seemingly ordinary people to create extraordinary books of fact and fiction. Every Sunday take a journey with us throughout Florida and discover great books in this feature series.
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Quick, what do you know about Leonardo da Vinci? He painted the Mona Lisa! He wrote his notes backwards! He designed super-cool bridges and flying machines! He was a genius about, um… a lot of other… things… and, um, stuff…Read More
This week on Between the Covers, we feature local author, Clarissa Thomasson.
She has authored nine novels and five children’s books: Defending Hillsborough, Reconstructing Hillsborough, Lorinda’s Legacy, Florida Shadows, Florida Secrets, Florida Sunset, Surviving Sarasota, Over the Bridge, and Venice Dreamers; A Lost Tail, Hattie to the Rescue, Who’s a Friend? Jocko Pays a Visit, Where’s EddieRead More
This week on Between the Covers, we feature international award-winning author, David Wind.
Besides being a prolific writer, David is the current Florida Chapter President of the Mystery Writers of America. The Florida Chapter is holding its famous annual crime-writing conference next month. That is known as SleuthFest, and hundreds of authors come from all over the country to converge in Deerfield Beach and learn from experts in the Mystery and Thriller genres as well as real forensic and law enforcement professionals. We will have more about SleuthFest at the end of this article.Read More
This week on Between the Covers, award-winning author, Kerryn Reid. I asked the native Massachussian about her writings. “Learning to Waltz is an award-winning historical novel centered on the love story between a widow left with a small child and smaller resources, and an aristocratic gentleman who has no business courting such a woman.Read More
This week on Between the Covers, we feature Sarah Andre, Author and SWFRW (Southwest Florida Romance Writer) Conference Coordinator.
Sarah has written four novels. They are romantic suspense novels: Locked, Loaded and Lying, (a stand-alone murder mystery), and her Damaged Heroes series; Tall, Dark and Damaged (Book One), Capturing the Queen (Book Two), and A Savage Trick (Book Three).
In his recently published book “Astounding,” the author Alec Nevala-Lee brings American science fiction’s Golden Age back into focus by following four key figures: John W. Campbell, Robert A. Heinlein, L. Ron Hubbard — and Isaac Asimov, who officially turned 100 today (his exact birth date was unknown). Nevala-Lee’s warts-and-all portrait paints Asimov — known […]Read More
This week on Between the Covers, we feature Ohio native, Molly Jebber.
Molly has written eight books. They are Keepsake Pocket Quilt Series – Change of Heart, Grace’s Forgiveness, Two Suitors for Anna, Bakery Series – Liza’s Second Chance, Ellie’s Redemption, Hannah’s Courage (Releases Jan. 28, 2020), Amish Christmas Sleigh, and Amish Brides.
This week on Between the Covers, we feature the married writing team of John and Nancy Petralia.
The couple has penned two books with a third one on the way. They include: Not in a Tuscan Villa, Looking for Garibaldi, and they are working on The Forged Caravaggio now.
This week on Between the Covers, we feature New Jersey native, Connie Hope.
She has authored three books; two cookbooks and a fun mystery novel: In Addition to the Entrée, Soups, and Stews…Comfort by the Spoonful, and The Bonnie Neuk Tea Room: Friends and Uninvited Guests (Ghosts).
Writing a cookbook is a stretch from fiction. I asked Connie how she got interested in cooking.
This week on Between the Covers, we feature Michigan native, Dr. Carol Kennedy.
Dr. Kennedy is a multiple award-winning author and a prolific motivational speaker. We are excited to announce that her latest book, Bite-Size Chocolate for the Soul, will be available later this month.
It is a devotional with conversation-starters – complete with bulleted and numbered talking points for group discussions. This is her sixth book and is a much-anticipated addition to her popular and award-winning series, A Taste of Chocolate for the Soul, where she uses real-life stories to uplift and inspire her readers.
This week on Between the Covers, we feature New York native, Philip Butera.
Phil Butera grew up in Buffalo, New York. He attended Gannon College in Erie, Pennsylvania then went on to serve in the US Navy. He also holds a Master’s Degree in Psychology from Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada.